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Jaromir Jagr jokes about why no NHL general managers have called him

Veteran forward posts funny picture, muses about quiet offseason @NHLdotcom

Jaromir Jagr is lonely, you guys.

The free agent forward with 1,914 NHL points tweeted that his phone has been silent, at least in terms of hearing from anyone wanting to sign him for the upcoming season.

He even went as far to say he's been cold-calling general managers and no one has picked up.

Tweet from @68Jagr: Everywhere I look,I read:all FA getting calls from10-12teams. Me0 calls.On the contrary,I'm trying to call them,and no ones picking up.��������

The 45-year-old but still ageless Jagr, always the jokester, thought maybe it had to do with his appearance.

He shared a shirtless photo of himself from 1994, all shredded muscle, side by side with a one from the present day. The 2017 picture has him both wearing a shirt and hopelessly staring at his phone.

Tweet from @68Jagr: FA 1994- all GMs called , FA 2017- 0 calls����

If fans have anything to say about it, Jagr will be snapped up quickly. He received countless replies on Twitter from fans of almost every team begging him to come play -- or return to, in many cases -- their favorite team.

Jagr played the past three seasons with the Florida Panthers after playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, Boston Bruins, Dallas Stars and Philadelphia Flyers.

It does seem the Panthers do have an interest in having Jagr return and play for new coach Bob Boughner, a former Penguins teammate.

"I talk to his agent on a regular basis," Florida general manager Dale Tallon said at a fan event after the tweets were made, according to The Associated Press. "… I just talked to him today. We're going to talk again tomorrow. So I don't know where that's coming from."

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